Judge Info - Joseph Wilson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Retirement Announced 3/31/2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.


Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Joseph Wilson looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Very Low
Feet Very High

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Joseph Wilson has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Katy Murrell
2 Beah McEwen
3 John Rome
4 Jessa McKinnley
5 Norma Young
6 Jay McHaney
7 Dan Adams
8 Jeff Wehlan
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Edna Dixon
11 Bob Coke
12 Debbie Merrill
13 Jean Infante
14 Ster Coaxum
15 June Dixon
16 Kennis Greiner
17 Marc Buchhelt
18 Matt Moore
19 Aimeene Good
20 Riely Whalen
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Robert Pouk
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Flozell Tucker
25 Herb Bowe

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
February 2024 Great Dane Nationals 2/19/2024
Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 90 2/16/2024 Nachthunde Nobu
Tartanize Teatime Seven 2/9/2024 Ogeechee Besame Mucho
Envisage first-round 2/5/2024
GaylanStudio4 All Breed 24-01-12 1/12/2024 Hercules of Greyfriar
Winter Court All Breed 3 1/4/2024 Nachthunde Ilion
December 2023 Lowchen Nationals 12/12/2023
MVK all breed 27 11/13/2023 Nachthunde Singing The Blues
CanmoreKennels All Breed 23-11-06 11/6/2023 Nachthunde Starry Crown
Lake Itasca 52 9/15/2023 Nova of Greyfriar

Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.